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Outline of the Korea Tourist Police

The Korea Tourist Police ensures tourism safety and security in Korea, enabling a comfortable, enjoyable traveling
experience to all tourists who are visiting the nation.

Organization Chart of the Korea Tourist Police

Tourist police officers are affiliated with the metropolitan police agencies in Seoul, Busan, and Incheon, which are visited the most by foreign tourists. They are taking the lead in ‘creating safe tourism Korea,’mainly focusing on major tourist attractions in Seoul, Busan, and Incheon.

Tourist police officers mainly help foreign tourists, and this is why they consist of officers who have a good command of various foreign languages, including English, Chinese, Japanese, and Spanish.

  • Tourist Police Force Director
    • Administration Team
      • Manages tourist police operations and handles administrative work, establishes plans on cracking down on specific crimes, etc.
    • Patrol Team
      • Patrols tourist spots to prevent crime and cracks down on criminal conduct, handles inconveniences experienced by tourists, etc.
    • Investigation Team
      • Handles criminal conduct that was cracked down on, establishes plans by collecting intelligence, and conducts investigations based on information recognition

Dial 1330 to call the Korea Tourist Police.

  • 1. Dial 1330 and choose a language.
  • 2. When you are connected to the respective language’s interpreter, ask for the Korea Tourist Police.

Operated by the Korea Tourism Organization, the 1330 Korea Travel Hotline provides a wide array of tourism services.

Tourism Information
Tourist site information
Transportation information
Lodging information
Tourism Information
From shopping centers
From the subway - bus – taxi
From a lodging facility